Preview: Sickboy @ White Walls, San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 17, 2012
Tonight, March 17, White Walls in San Francisco is set to open a new show with UK's Sickboy, titled Wonder Club: An Exhibition of Dreams. The show is credited as "uncurated by Ben Eine," which we can only assume means curated. Or not. What does that mean? The title of the exhibition itself refers to a meeting place in the mind of the artist, where his cryptic street messages, surreal abstraction and comical illusions all come together.

"Façade" @ Place Pigalle, San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 16, 2012
“Façade” opens Saturday night, March 17, 2012 at Place Pigalle in San Francisco. This large group show will showcase an array of fine art and tattoo talent from the surrounding Bay Area and beyond. Curator Aaron Hodges choose this theme based on “We all put on some degree of façade each day as we travel through life. . .

Preview: Cleon Peterson and Bill McRight @ Guerrero Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 10, 2012
Tonight, March 10 in San Francisco, Guerrero Gallery will open a featured solo show with Cleon Peterson, The Brinksman, and a show with Bill McRight in the project room titled When You Get Power. As Peterson says of this new body of work, it is a "a gray world where law breakers and law enforcers are one in the same; a world where ethics have been abandoned in favor of personal entitlement.” Preview images after the jump . . .

Bonus Coverage: Andrew Schoultz for March 2012 Juxtapoz

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 05, 2012
San Francisco-based fine artist Andrew Schoultz is the cover artist of our current March 2012 issue, where he discussed his history with San Francisco murals, his attention toward repetition, and his recent exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art alongside Paul Klee. We have a few excerpts from SFMoMA John Zarobell's conversation with Schoultz that didn't make it into the print edition...

Swoon: Back In San Francisco's Mission District

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 05, 2012
Last Friday, Juxtapoz went and checked out the new Swoon piece that had been placed at 24th and Hampshire in San Francisco's Mission District. An older, ornate, beautiful Swoon wheatpaste from years ago was unexpectedly removed months back, and after much conversation and speaking with the building owner and Swoon, a new piece has been added to the neighborhood at the same location. Watch the video after the jump . . .

"Soft and Wet" @ Ever Gold Gallery

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 02, 2012
Photographer Sandy Kim opens a new show tomorrow night titled Soft and Wet at Ever Gold Gallery in San Francisco.  The gallery describes the artist's works as, “Perspective, honesty, and lack of filter reflects on Sandy Kim’s feelings on the surreal microcosm of her life..."


Juxtapoz // Friday, March 02, 2012
On Friday, March 2, Queens Nails Project in San Francisco will be hosting another installment from their ongoing public programming for Assed Out and the Mini Dramas.  Conceptualized by Andrew McClintock and Guy Overfelt, the night’s activities include free pool, live music, and cold PBR. It’s currently happening right now until 10 p.m. Live music at 8 p.m. Go!

Manifest Destiny in San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Sunday, February 26, 2012
Mark Reigelman and Jenny Chapman’s Manifest Destiny! was a temporary cabin placed on the side of a building in the crammed downtown area of San Francisco. The project is a "is both homage to the romantic spirit of the Western Myth and a commentary on the arrogance of Westward expansion."

Classic Grey in San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 23, 2012
Before San Francisco was mostly wiped heavily of its grimey aspects, boats decorated with the name Grey sat sideways in the bay. Throwback from the mid '90s.

Preview: Amy Casey "Building Toward a Solid Ground" @ Michael Rosenthal. SF

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Amy Casey, who is quickly becoming one of our favorites, will be opening a new body of work, Building Toward A Solid Ground, at San Francisco's Michael Rosenthal Gallery this Saturday, February 25. Talking about the tiny universes and rows of homes that exist in her acrylic works, Casey says, "I like to think about how communities work - from small towns to a world community - how we depend on each other to create civilization..."


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